Business Buzz: 5/25/21

May 25, 2021


  • AdventHealth of Hendersonville has announced Stephen McGrady, CNA is the newest winner of the Sunflower Award. McGrady, who works on the Medical/Surgical Unit at AdventHealth Hendersonville, was nominated for exceptional work ethic embedded in the care he provides for patients. AdventHealth Hendersonville established the quarterly Sunflower Award to recognize certified nursing assistants who commit to striving for excellence in their profession; consistently deliver patient-centered, whole-person care with integrity; embrace the opportunity to learn and grow; and integrate change to improve the health and well-being of patients, family members and guests while Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Learn more here.


  • The City of Asheville is holding the “Information and Truth Telling Speakers Series” in June that will include opportunities for community members and local and national speakers to share information about past policies, present trends and disparities, and future initiatives. Held June 3, 10, and 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Harrah’s Cherokee Center, these series will be moderated by Dr. Darin Water, Ph.D the Honors Director, Director for Community Engagement & Professor of History. The first will discuss the past, the second will discuss the present and the last will discuss the future. Learn more & register for the series here.
  • The Wortham Center for the Performing Arts has announced a full summer of events for 2021. With recently lifted mandates, the Wortham Center is getting back to live performances starting off with the Ballet Conservatory of Asheville’s performance of “La Sylphide” on June 4 & 5. Check out the full list of events through September of 2021 here. 
  • ConMet is holding an on-site Job Fair from 2-6 p.m Wednesday, May 26 and Thursday, May 27 at 171 Great Oak Dr. in Canton. They are hiring manufacturing positions for all shifts with hire rates starting at $17 & up plus benefits & there will be interviews on the spot. Learn more about ConMet here.


  • Jabil Healthcare has entry level and experienced positions available. Full and part time available & they’re offering a $2100 sign on bonus. Learn more and apply here.
  • Friday Services Staffing & Professional has several ‘hot jobs’ this week. There is a CNC Machinist in Arden for up to $19.45/hr, a prep shop technician in Woodfin for $15-$16/hr, and a position in shipping in Black Mountain for $15/hr. Additionally, there are several positions in assembly, warehouse, general labor and forklift operations in Fletcher, Etowah and Black Mountain.  Learn more and apply here.